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Music films, documentaries, biographies, concert registrations, that I own and/or have seen.
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1.
Space Is the Place (1974)
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Sun Ra--space-age prophet, Pharaonic jester, shaman-philosopher and avant-jazz keyboardist/bandleader--land his spaceship in Oakland... (85 mins.)
Director: John Coney
 
2.
The Decline of Western Civilization (1981 Documentary)
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The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag... (100 mins.)
 
3.
Deep Roots Music (1983 TV Series)
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Director: Howard Johnson
“ Not that bad as the IMDB rating - if you like reggae, this is an 8! ” - erik-ykema
 
4.
Down from the Mountain (2000 Documentary)
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This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (98 mins.)
 
5.
Rising Low (2002 Documentary)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Mike Gordon
 
6.
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) (2010 Documentary)
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The life and work of the enigmatic folk rock singer-songwriter. (116 mins.)
Director: John Scheinfeld
 
7.
George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. (208 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
8.
The Cramps: Live at Napa State Mental Hospital (1981 Documentary)
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The psychobilly rock group The Cramps perform a free concert for the patients at a state mental hospital in Napa, California. (20 mins.)
Director: Joe Rees
“ And many more live shows and interviews ” - erik-ykema
 
9.
The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry (2008 Documentary)
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The definitive life story about Jamaican musical legend Lee 'Scratch' Perry. (95 mins.)
 
10.
Festival Express (2003 Documentary)
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The filmed account of a large Canadian rock festival train tour. (90 mins.)
 
11.
Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King (1993 Documentary)
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From their underground days recording songs in their bedroom to their rise as one of rock music's most alternative bands, this documentary chronicles Jad and David Fair's formation of Half Japanese. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
 
12.
It Might Get Loud (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White. (98 mins.)
 
13.
Lemmy (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister. (116 mins.)
 
14.
loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies (2006 Documentary)
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loudQUIETloud is the story of this unforseen plot twist. A deeply compelling portrait of four band members and their difficult, tense, and ultimately triumphant return. (85 mins.)
 
15.
Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour (2010 Documentary)
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Filmed in Buenos Aires, over four days in front of more than 256,000 fans, 'Sticky & Sweet' captures the most successful live show ever by an artist. (130 mins.)
“ Not really my cup of tea... ” - erik-ykema
 
16.
Monterey Pop (1968 Documentary)
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A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival. (78 mins.)
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
 
17.
Neil Young Journeys (2011 Documentary)
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Neil Young returns to his birth Canadian province of Ontario to revisit his old haunts and to perform in Toronto's vintage Massey Hall. (87 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Neil Young
 
18.
The Pixies Sell Out: 2004 Reunion Tour (2005 Video)
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The Pixies are back in this 2004 set of concert shows. (145 mins.)
 
19.
Stop Making Sense (1984 Documentary)
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An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads. (88 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ wow... ” - erik-ykema
 
20.
Grateful Dead (1995 Documentary)
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A series of still photographs taken by 'Linda McCartney' of the Grateful Dead at the Dead's house in Haight-Ashbury and at a concert in Central Park... (10 mins.)
Director: Paul McCartney
“ The Grateful Dead Movie + Extras ” - erik-ykema
 
21.
The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005 Documentary)
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Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love. (110 mins.)
Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
 
22.
“ band: The Knife ” - erik-ykema
 
23.
The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights (2009 Documentary)
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In 2007 the legendary American duo White Stripes toured Canada. Besides playing the usual venues they challenged themselves and played in buses... (93 mins.)
Director: Emmett Malloy
 
24.
Wattstax (1973 Documentary)
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Documentary covering a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists such as Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more. (103 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
25.
Jimi Hendrix at the Isle of Wight (1991 Documentary)
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(56 mins.)
Director: Murray Lerner
“ Actually titled: Hendrix - On the Road ” - erik-ykema
 
26.
High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music (1994 Documentary)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Rachel Liebling
 
27.
The King (2007 TV Movie)
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The King is the story of Graham Kennedy, Australia's first and greatest home grown TV superstar. It traces his rise and rise... (100 mins.)
Director: Matthew Saville
“ (ignore IMDB movie) Should be "Larry Graham - Super Bass Slapping". Japanese VHS where he demonstrates his techniques and stomp boxes. ” - erik-ykema
 
28.
The Miles Davis Story (2001 Documentary)
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A review of the life and work of Miles Davis as told by those who knew and worked with him. (125 mins.)
Director: Mike Dibb
 
29.
The Last Waltz (1978 Documentary)
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A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (117 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
30.
The Doors: When You're Strange (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom DiCillo
 
31.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising... (90 mins.)
 
32.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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A musical journey tracing the lives and careers of James Taylor and Carole King, pillars of the California singer/songwriter scene, which converged in and around LA's Troubadour Club in the late 1960s and early 1970s. (90 mins.)
 
33.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising... (90 mins.)
 
34.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007)
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The Authorized biography of Les Paul, " The Wizard of Waukesha". The name Les Paul is synonymous with the electric guitar... (90 mins.)
 
35.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising... (90 mins.)
 
36.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Bob Marley: Rebel Music (2000)
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Profile of the life and music of the legendary reggae singer. (90 mins.)
 
37.
Pucker Up (2005 Documentary)
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Profiles six competitors in the 2004 Annual Whistler's Convention, held in Louisburg, North Carolina... (76 mins.)
“ A movie about the art of whisteling, with a dutch world champion! ” - erik-ykema
 
38.
George Clinton: The Mothership Connection (1998 Documentary)
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39.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: LennoNYC (2010)
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A look at the period of time musician John Lennon and his family spent living in New York City during the 1970s. (90 mins.)
 
40.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Inventing David Geffen (2012)
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David Geffen's far-reaching influence - as agent, manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer... (90 mins.)
 
41.
Celebration at Big Sur (1971 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
 
42.
Refuge of the Roads (1984 Video)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Joni Mitchell
“ Joni Mitchell ” - erik-ykema
 
43.
Shadows and Light (1980 Documentary)
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Documents Joni Mitchell's historic 1979 tour backed by an all-star band of jazz-fusion musicians. Filmed at Santa Barbara County Bowl and intercut with classic film clips and original footage to give visual interpretations of the music. (73 mins.)
Director: Joni Mitchell
 
44.
No Match Found (2005 Short Film)
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When Kevin discovers his boyfriend is cheating on thier anniversary, his friends come to the rescue to find him a quality person... (10 mins.)
Director: Brian Pelletier
“ Parliament Funkadelic 3-21-1978 Houston TX, Flashlight Tour ” - erik-ykema
 
45.
No Match Found (2005 Short Film)
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When Kevin discovers his boyfriend is cheating on thier anniversary, his friends come to the rescue to find him a quality person... (10 mins.)
Director: Brian Pelletier
“ Parliament Funkadelic Howard University Theater, Washington - 1978-11-1 ” - erik-ykema
 
46.
No Match Found (2005 Short Film)
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When Kevin discovers his boyfriend is cheating on thier anniversary, his friends come to the rescue to find him a quality person... (10 mins.)
Director: Brian Pelletier
“ Parliament Funkadelic - Live Motor Booty Tour 1979 ” - erik-ykema
 
47.
Pearl Jam Twenty (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. (109 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
48.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising... (90 mins.)
 
49.
Independent Lens (1999 TV Series)
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.
 
50.
Woodstock: Now & Then (2009 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
 
51.
Later... With Jools Holland (1992 TV Series)
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Late-night music and chat show with celebrity guests. (35 mins.)
 
52.
Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Justman
 
53.
Beijing Bubbles (2005 Documentary)
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Beijing Bubbles is a portrait of the punk and rock scene in Beijing, which as a subculture is barely recognized there... (80 mins.)
 
54.
Plaster Caster (2001 Documentary)
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An intimate documentary portrait of the legendary artist and groupie Cynthia Plaster Caster, famous for plaster casting the erect penises of rock stars. (97 mins.)
 
55.
American Hardcore (2006 Documentary)
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The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986 (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Rachman
 
56.
Until the Light Takes Us (2008 Documentary)
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Interviews and news footage explore the rise of black metal music in Norway in the 1990s, including artists who were involved in suicide, murder and arson. (93 mins.)
 
57.
We Are Modeselektor (2013 Documentary)
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"An odd duo that raises international mass hysteria and has been creating a credible sound for years now...
 
58.
Jajouka, Something Good Comes to You (2012 Documentary)
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(62 mins.)
 
59.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
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Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (82 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
60.
Kill Your Idols (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on thirty years of alternative NYC rock 'n roll. (75 mins.)
Director: S.A. Crary
 
61.
Prerokbe Ognja (1996 Documentary)
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A visceral documentary focusing on the Slovenian collective art movement known as NSK ('Neue Slowenische Kunst') and its varied branches: 'Laibach'... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Benson
 
62.
Laibach: Pobeda pod suncem (1988 Documentary)
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This film is about great Slovenian band Laibach (German word for Ljubljana, Slovenia). It depicts in...
Director: Goran Gajic
Stars: Laibach
 
63.
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988 Documentary)
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Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s. (93 mins.)
 
64.
Metalhead (2018)
The story of a heavy metal drummer who blows his eardrums out and must learn to adapt to a world of silence. An introspective journey into the vortex of our senses, tinkering with cinema's boundaries. (100 mins.)
 
65.
CBGB (2013)
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A look at the New York City punk-rock scene and the venerable nightclub, CBGB. (101 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
 
66.
Latcho Drom (1993 Documentary)
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The journey of the Romany people told through musicians and dancers of India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France, and Spain. (103 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
Stars: La Caita
 
67.
Vengo (2000)
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Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has... (90 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
 
68.
Black Flag Live (1984 Documentary)
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A record of the 1984 concert tour of the United Kingdom by the rock band Black Flag. (55 mins.)
 
69.
Another State of Mind (1984 Documentary)
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A documentary on punk rock. (78 mins.)
 
70.
A Band Called Death (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded. (96 mins.)
 
71.
End of the Century (2003 Documentary)
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The story of the punk rock band The Ramones. (110 mins.)
 
72.
The Punk Syndrome (2012 Documentary)
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A Finnish punk-rock band formed by four mentally disabled guys. (85 mins.)
 
73.
Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies (1993 Documentary)
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Documentary about notorious punk rock performer GG Allin. (52 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
 
74.
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence. (106 mins.)
Director: Ice-T, Andy Baybutt
 
75.
Beautiful Losers (2008 Documentary)
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This documentary follows the lives and careers of a collective group of Do-it-yourself artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world. (90 mins.)
 
76.
Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices (1995 Documentary)
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Works, legend and murders of Carlo Gesualdo, a notorious Italian composer and murderer from the 16th century. (59 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
77.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
 
78.
Don Van Vliet: Some YoYo Stuff (1994 Documentary)
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(13 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
79.
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on the influential musician Scott Walker. (95 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kijak
 
80.
Rockschool (1985 TV Series)
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A series that teaches the basics of performing rock music and its various genres. (25 mins.)
 
81.
Rock & Roll (1995 Mini-Series)
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A history of rock and roll music.
 
82.
Lola da musica (1994 TV Series)
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83.
Lola da musica (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Underworld (1996)
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Includes the band "Underworld". A trio Dance Band. Recorded during a performance given in Leeds, England.
 
84.
Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012)
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A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991. (99 mins.)
Director: Daniel Algrant
 
85.
Dingo (1991)
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Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris... (109 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
 
86.
Sonic Highways (2014 Mini-Series)
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Sonic Highways commemorates the Foo Fighters 20th anniversary by documenting the eight-city recording odyssey that produced their latest, and eighth, studio album. (60 mins.)
 
87.
I Dream of Wires (2014 Documentary)
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The history and resurgence of the electronic modular music synthesizer. (102 mins.)
 
88.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
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The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. (147 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
89.
Barbershop Punk (2010 Documentary)
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Is "The Man" controlling the vertical, the horizontal and the channel you'll be on? In a privatized American Internet... (84 mins.)
 
90.
Low Down (2014)
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A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1970s jazz scene. (114 mins.)
Director: Jeff Preiss
 
91.
The Harder They Come (1972)
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Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers. (103 mins.)
Director: Perry Henzell
 
92.
Beware of Mr. Baker (2012 Documentary)
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Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound. (100 mins.)
Director: Jay Bulger